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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of expurgate.

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Examples

  • Apple expurgates a comic book version of Ulysses, meaning that someone owes me five dollars and that a lot of people not at all interested in that "pretentious" book now will be.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • Bill Czolgosz alters, edits, expurgates, massacres and abridges the original Twain narrative with gusto; and delivers up a whimsyladen trek through the rotting heart of the Zombie Apocalypse.

    The War of The Worlds

  • The former deals with contemporary life, while the latter expurgates and embellishes history after the manner of Walter Scott.

    Essays on Scandinavian Literature

  • Navarre on the other is not likely, however, to appeal to that part of the English and American reading public that expurgates its Chaucer, and blushes at the mention of Fielding and Smollett.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3

  • Even though it's 2011, we're still litigating whether rap music in and of itself is a societal corrosive or an artistic expression that channels raw experience and expurgates emotions in the form of a catharsis.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Even though it's 2011, we're still litigating whether rap music in and of itself is a societal corrosive or an artistic expression that channels raw experience and expurgates emotions in the form of a...

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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